If Thee Must Fight, Fight Well: William J. Palmer and the Fight for Martinsville Virginia April 8 1865

If Thee Must Fight, Fight Well: William J. Palmer and the Fight for Martinsville Virginia April 8 1865

by Thomas Perry
     
 
As the American Civil War began to run down the southern Virginia town of Martinsville in Henry County saw one of the last actions of that war. A Confederate cavalry regiment under the command of James T. Wheeler met the brigade of Union Brevet Brigadier General William J. Palmer on April 8, 1865. The result was a victory for the United States forces. This book tells

Overview

As the American Civil War began to run down the southern Virginia town of Martinsville in Henry County saw one of the last actions of that war. A Confederate cavalry regiment under the command of James T. Wheeler met the brigade of Union Brevet Brigadier General William J. Palmer on April 8, 1865. The result was a victory for the United States forces. This book tells the story of that fight for Martinsville and the life of Palmer, who was born a Quaker in Delaware and ended his life as a millionaire businessman in Colorado.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781460976326
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
06/03/2011
Pages:
162
Sales rank:
439,154
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)

Meet the Author

Historian Thomas D. Perry is the author of over thirty books on regional history along the North Carolina and Virginia border. Perry worked to preserve J. E. B. Stuart's birthplace in the 1990s after studying history at Virginia Tech under Dr. James I. Robertson, Jr.

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